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50 Things to Experience

List of 51 items.

  • 1

    Reach the top of the climbing wall in P.E.
  • 2

    Team up on Buddy Field Day
  • 3

    Write, direct, and film a video in the Digital Media Studio
  • 4

    Give an Upwords speech on a Graland Guiding Principle
  • 5

    Share your western story at the Kindergarten Rodeo Assembly

  • 6

    Learn about Alzheimer's and honor a loved one with a memory box
  • 7

    Build a pueblo and sleep under the stars on the Mesa Verde Trip
  • 8

    Huddle up on a Graland athletic team
  • 9

    Run, laugh, play at recess every day
  • 10

    Navigate the high and low rope courses during an overnight trip to La Foret
  • 11

    Work with the Butterfly Pavillion to plant a pollinator garden on campus
  • 12

    Track the "Great Pumpkin" clues for a sweet surprise!
  • 13

    Run the soundboard at a school production
  • 14

    Get inducted into the Newbery Hall of Fame by reading award-winning books
  • 15

    Take a selfie with the Graland Eagle mascot
  • 16

    Connect with your classmates during morning meeting
  • 17

    Be inspired, because your teacher understands your strengths
  • 18

    Design something cool in the MakerSpace
  • 19

    Join a long line of Graland knights who vow to live a life of character
  • 20

    Invent a new product in the Gates Invention and Innovation Program
  • 21

    Learn how to be a good digital citizen
  • 22

    Be part of creating a culture of belonging on Community Day
  • 23

    Practice French at la boulangerie

  • 24

    Present your Capstone project addressing a UN sustainability goal.
  • 25

    Get a standing ovation at a school musical
  • 26

    Solve a Tinker Time challenge using empathy in the Gates Lab
  • 27

    Speak up in a Socratic seminar
  • 28

    Learn about the natural world in Colorado's very own Rocky Mountains
  • 29

    Make carepackages for local refugee families
  • 30

    Visit Washington D.C. with your classmates to learn about our nation's history firsthand
  • 31

    Engineer a wood tower that can survive the Crushing Machine
  • 32

    Try new foods from the healthy, kid-friendly lunch menu
  • 33

    Admire student creativity in the permanent art collection
  • 34

    Celebrate Spirit Day each month
  • 35

    Record and edit your own song in the Music Studio.
  • 36

    Explore Colorado ecosystems while climbing Chief Mountain
  • 37

    Go cross country skiing on Preisser Field
  • 38

    Master composting and recycling in the dining hall
  • 39

    Run or walk in the Graland Gallop 5K
  • 40

    Practice Spanish with vendors at Mi Pueblo Market
  • 41

    Research a famous person for the Biography Expo and design a tool for them to overcome a challenge
  • 42

    Feed a bearded dragon in science class
  • 43

    Own your learning!
  • 44

    Coordinate a drive to provide food for people in need
  • 45

    Dive into the Civil Rights movement in Atlanta on the Civil Rights Trip
  • 46

    Learn to play an instrument in the music conservatory
  • 47

    Glaze your art in the clay studio

  • 48

    Show parents your learning and growth at student-led conferences
  • 49

    Attend the end-of-year carnival to enjoy games, the dunk tank, and treats
  • 50

    Lead a Lower School assembly
  • 51

    Discover your own story. Where will you GO when you GO Graland?

Graland Country Day School

Graland Country Day School is a private school in Denver, Colorado, serving students in preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school. Founded in Denver in 1927, Graland incorporates a rich, experiential learning approach in a traditional classroom setting, emphasizing the development of globally and socially conscious leaders who excel academically.